Meowbit Guide 09 - Robotbit

Meowbit can be used in conjunction with a Robotbit to achieve even more possibilities.

 

Robotbit Precautions:

1: The battery must be installed in the right way.

2: The screen of the Meowbit must be facing outwards.

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MakeCode Arcade Coding Tutorial

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Using Robotbit

Load Robotbit Extension
Robotbit Extension: https://github.com/KittenBot/meow-robotbit
Loading Extensions

Loading the extension for Robotbit would automatically load the extension for IO pins.

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Blocks for controlling Robotbit

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Using Meowbit and Robotbit

1. Controlling Motors

Connect DC motors to the motor ports M1A and B of the Robotbit.

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Sample Code Link

 

2. Controlling Servos

Connect a servo to the servo port S1 of the Robotbit.

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Sample Code Link

 

3. Controlling Stepper Motors

Connect stepper motors to the motor ports M1 and M2 of the Robotbit, with the red wire connecting to VM.

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Sample Code Link

 

Kittenblock Coding Tutorial

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Blocks for controlling Robotbit

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1. Controlling Motors

Connect DC motors to the motor ports M1A and B of the Robotbit.

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2. Controlling Servos

Connect a servo to the servo port S1 of the Robotbit.

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3. Controlling Stepper Motors

Connect stepper motors to the motor ports M1 and M2 of the Robotbit, with the red wire connecting to VM.

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Troubleshooting

Q: How to solve the problem of “Robotbit is not defined” error on Meowbit after uploading the program from Kittenblock?

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A: Robotbit could not be initialized because Meowbit is not connected to Robotbit, connect Meowbit to Robotbit and reset to run the program as normal.

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